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PS3 super slim bricked

I have a ps3 super slim and it is bricked. It turns on but does not deliver any image (tv keeps saying that there is no signal) and the controls do not recognize it (it keeps blinking all the red ...
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My PS3's picture is too big on an older TV?

I decided to set up my PS3 again, and then I go to turn it on. I get into a game and I noticed that the screen is too big for my TV. I have an old TV so I don't know if that's what's causing it, but ...
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How do I earn Diamond Trophies in the time-based daily/weekly challenges?

I'm trying to get to the 11th Level of Awesomeness in Rayman Legends. No matter how hard I try, I can't seem to get higher than gold in the normal challenges and silver in the extreme challenges, ...
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Is there any way to transfer save data to a PS3 without overwriting the original save data?

A while back, my old PS3 died. Recently, I got a new PS3 and started playing some games on it. Eventually, I'm going to see what I can do about getting someone to fix up the old PS3 so that I can get ...
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BL2 LAN coop doesn't work on PS3

I've been trying to find the answer to this problem for weeks with no luck. Every time a friend of mine and I try to play BL2 together from the same LAN ends in failure. It doesn't seem to matter if ...
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Old controller not connecting

My brother gave me one of his PS3 controllers because he never uses it and I now can't get it to connect to my PS3. I've tried to charge it and also tried resetting it but nothing works. What should ...
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How do I stop my PS3 from making so much noise?

I believe that my PS3 is full of dust and therefore the fan goes on max as soon as I start a game. How can I get rid of the dust inside on the heat sinks and fans without destroying something?
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I am stuck loading into the Outfitter

When I enter an Online match on the GOTY edition for the PS3 and go to my Outfitter, it is stuck loading. The load screens transition and the revolver chamber keeps spinning and emptying so it isn't a ...
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PS3 Minecraft Main Account Exit Game

I have Minecraft on my PS3. I play often with my family, with all four of us using the same PS3. When I have to leave, I would like to be able to exit the game, but I am the main account. If I exit ...
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Can I play FIFA 15 on a Hard Drive rather than on the disc on my PS3?

Playing FIFA 15 on the disc sometimes results in long load times. So, I was wondering if I could put the game on the hard drive and play it from there, obviously keeping the disc in for security ...
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How can I make PS3 recognize an HDMI to VGA converted cable as a displayable screen?

I tried to hook my PS3 up to a projector using an hdmi cable converted to vga, but it doesn't seem to want to recognize it as a screen, and it keeps pulsing video but not sustaining it. Does anyone ...
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What is the main cause of First-model PS3s dying?

I'm seeing lots of broken (first model) PS3s on Craigslist. So much that there are more broken/not working ones then that are working ones! The price for a broken one isn't that much less than a ...
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What does the “full pixel mode” option do on Shadow of the Colossus HD?

Looking through the options, I saw "full pixel mode" as something you can enable/disable. What exactly does it do?
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PS3 flickering while playing games

I have been using my PS3 console for about 3 years. Suddenly it started flickering and I can't play games with my peace of mind. Here is what is happening. I changed ...
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How to back-up or copy a world

In terraria on ps3 Its telling me there is a save game game but It doesn't show the worlds Individualy so if I copied the saved data it doesn't work it would replace the character's and worlds in all ...
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How can I win the Seacrest Tour event in Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit?

How can I win the Seacrest Tour event, or at least get bronze? I've tried this event many times, the best I've managed is 4th. I'd particularly like help on these specific points: Which car should ...
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Strange graphical issues on PS3 - Tony Hawk Project 8

I am running into a strange graphical issue on Tony Hawk Project 8 for PS3 which makes it essentially unplayable. In Career Mode or Free Skate mode, the graphics appear correct over a 180-degree ...
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FIFA 2015 cross-generation multiplayer on Playstation 3 and 4

Is it possible to have an online multiplayer match in FIFA 2015 where one player is using a Playstation 3 and the other using a Playstation 4?
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How to play against friends in Medal of Honor?

A friend and I both have Medal of Honor for the PS3. We want to play against each other in online multiplayer mode, but we don't know how. Do you know if it is possible?
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How does the characters slots exactly unlock on this game?

I'm actually playing J-Stars on the PS3 and I'm trying to unlock all characters. I already got the money for it but I need more slots (I'm missing like, 7 support characters). While I'm playing the ...
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Can I transfer a downloaded game from PS3 to PS4? [duplicate]

I recently purchased a PS4, and was told that if I had downloaded GTA V on PS3 (which I did), then it would transfer to my PS4 when I signed in, but I don't see the option to do so anywhere. Can I ...
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PS3 Final Fantasy XIV: Realm Reborn USED.?

I'm looking to buy a used copy of. FF XIV: Realm Reborn for ps3 but I wanted to know if the game would play or not. I've heard that used MMO games for PC are a very bad idea but is that rule the same ...
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Ultimate Vault Hunter mode pack 2 not working

I bought the game with the GOTY edition (blu-ray), and I downloaded all the dlcs and everything was working fine, but then I reached lvl 61 and bought the ultimate vault hunter mode pack 2, downloaded ...
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Is it possible to use a Macbook Pro as a monitor for Gamecube or Playstation 3?

I was wondering what devices or software would be necessary to use a Macbook Pro as a monitor for either the game cube or Playstation 3. My friend has a Macbook that's no more than two years old, and ...
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Can I transfer PS3 profile if I've started GTA V online on PS4?

I only need one solo play trophy (gold medals) and two online trophies (platinum awards and level 100) to get the platinum on PS3 for GTA V. I only really want to do the online grind once - so I've ...
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Where do I go to change the Battlelog email so it is linked to the PS3/Origin account?

I have signed up for an EA Origin account but can't get into the BF3 Battle Log on the PS3. I noticed that the Battle log shows another email linked to it and I can't figure out how to change it. I ...
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PS3 keeps saying my WPA key is wrong

I am having a bad time with my PS3 which I've had for about 2 years, PS3 slim with 120GB HDD. I've ran across a problem with my WiFi connecting to it. My PS3 doesn't accept my WPA2 key, I've changed ...
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Will My DLCs Be Kept On A PS3 Without An Account?

My friend doesn't have a PSN account and doesn't have any DLCs for a game that we play. I have the DLCs on my Ps3 (I have a PSN account) and I was going to sign in on my account on his Ps3 so we could ...
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Largest hard disk you can install on a PS3?

My current PS3 HDD (1TB) is near capacity thanks to PS Plus IGC and several sales over the years. What's the largest capacity hard disk I can buy that will work with a PS3? I know there are certain ...
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PS3 account sharing save data

Hey my buddy got "The Last of us" in his PS3 bundle and I got hooked on it for about 7 hours, He let me borrow the game, now when I tried taking the save copy over to my system it says I can't save ...
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Is a 500 GB PS3 enough to run Grand Theft Auto 5 on ultra graphics settings?

I will be buying a PlayStation 3. And I want to know if 500 GB is enough to run Grand Theft Auto 5 on Ultra Graphic Settings? I also want to know if 500 GB is a lot for the PS3 and what is the biggest ...
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Skyrim keeps freezing when it is loading an area?

Whenever I fast travel, go into a cave or enter other areas, the loading takes a long time. I am playing the game on PS3, so I try to quit the game by using the PS button to get to the menu but it ...
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What are some tips on killing the Giant Fish?

The Giant Fish is a very fast and sneaky boss. The main problem is the terrain. You are stuck inside a boat in the middle of a lake with nothing but harpoons. Any ideas on how to overcome this ...
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Cross play for ps3 and psvita

How does this work? Does it allow people who bought games for ps3 to play it also on their ps vita? Or does it require to be downloaded on the playstation network in order for it to be playable on any ...
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How do I fix input lag on my new HDTV

I recently purchased a new 55 inch LED HDTV, I hooked my ps3 up to it (HDMI) and now I experiance about a half a second delay when I press a button and the action is preformed on the TV. This never ...
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How can you get new costumes in Resident Evil 4?

I have seen them in action but I have no idea how to get them.
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My Ps3 wont connect to the T.V. or the controller?

Last night my P33 was working fine, and now it wont connect with the controller or the HDMI port, but it turns on. When I turn it on, I have to hold the power button just for it to turn off. Also ...
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I murdered my wife, is there a way to bring her back?

A while back I married Camilla Valerius and recently I was was playing and I started to get tired of Faendal always coming over to my house in Whiterun, so I murdered my wife Camilla. However, you ...
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How to (legally) remove Singstar from PS3

There is a lot of add ons for PS3 CFW that help removing Singstar, but I like PSN, and would not risk to be banned just for this. But this game annoy me, and apart from petition (which obviously led ...
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Can you play FIFA 15 Co-op on one team with 3 players?

I was wondering if you can play with 3 players Co-op on one team, or 2 v 1 ?
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Can I transfer my PC account on DC Universe Online to my PS3?

Is there a way to connect or transfer the profile I created and currently playing on my PC to my PS3 so in both platforms I can use the same one?
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Can i play FFXIV with my USA account on the physical EUR version on a NTSC (USA) Ps3?

Can i play Final Fantasy XIV with my USA account on the physical EUR version on a NTSC, USA Ps3? I already have the digital, downloaded game, and i can already play it with my USA account, plus the ...
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Protect PS3 from hacking and sabotage

SOS. I just loaned my PS3 to an acquaintance of dubious integrity (for reasons of diplomacy and political correctness. Please don't ask. Long story.) Is there any way that I can determine if my unit ...
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How do I transfer DLC Packs from one PS3 to another?

A while ago I got a couple of DLC Map Packs for Black Ops 1. I recenntly by given a new PS3 because the old has trouble spinning a disk. I had someone help me do a save data transfer but it didn't ...
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Can you purchase DLC for pre-owned games?

Are you able to purchase downloadable content for a PS3 game if the game you have is pre-owned? The game in question is Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 if that's relevant.
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Cannot enter safe mode on otherwise working fat PS3 with 4.53

My PS3 is in working condition: both downloaded and on-disc games work. However, ever since Borderlands 2 crashed on me once, it sometimes randomly crashes. I can reboot it no problem, it goes through ...
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Are there differences between the Wii U and PS3 versions of Lego Marvel Superheroes?

I'm trying to decide what system to buy Lego Marvel Superheroes for, Wii U or PS3. Are there differences between the two versions, such as Wii U Gamepad functionality, platform-exclusive characters ...
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Do downloaded DLC and games transfer from one PS3 to another?

Since I may be switching to another PS3 soon, I was wondering if when you transfer data from one PS3 to another, does that data also include downloaded DLC? I ask because there is some paid DLC along ...
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Can the Japanese version of Soul Calibur V change menu language?

I live in Taiwan, and apparently there's no Chinese version of the game here. The PS3 version mentions something about switching language, but my Japanese is really poor - especially reading. I'm not ...
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Can I use my PS3 remote control on my PS4

So I just got a shiny brand new PS4 and it's all exciting. And my PS3 will likely still be around, but it may get relegated to the second room, which means I'd love to be able to use my PS4 for ...